Qatar Academy Msheireb

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Located in Msheireb Downtown Doha, Qatar Academy Msheireb is a state-of-the-art facility that is well designed and equipped to serve the needs of our students, staff, and the community. 

Completed in 2015, the school offers classrooms that are well furnished and equipped with the latest technology and resources for independent and collaborative work. Our facilities include:

  • A spacious swimming pool
  • A dedicated dining area
  • Music and art rooms
  • A prayer room
  • Basketball and volley ball courts
  • A gymnasium
  • Courtyards
  • A comprehensive library
  • Computer and Science labs


Established in 2014, Qatar Academy Msheireb (QAM), a member of Qatar Foundation operating under Pre-University Education, is a state-of-the-art elementary school that offers a 50/50 dual-language instructional program in Arabic and English. QAM utilizes both Response to Intervention (RTI) and Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) to ensure all students succeed. Currently, QAM serves students ranging from Pre-3 to Grade 5. The school will continue its expansion each academic year until the maximum enrollment is achieved. 

Qatar Academy Msheireb supports QF’s mission in laying the foundation for lifelong learning, and empowering our future generations to thrive in a global environment.

Qatar Academy Msheireb is a candidate school* for the Primary Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Qatar Academy Msheireb believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

Courses and Curriculum:
Qatar Academy Msheireb offers a dual-language instructional program based on both the Common Core State Standards for English Literacy and AERO Standards for Math as well as the Ministry of Education and Higher Education standards for Arabic Language, Islamic Studies & Qatar National History. Balanced Literacy and Readers and Writers workshops are the main framework for its English and Arabic language programs. To achieve a balanced dual-language program, instruction time is divided between either Arabic or the English language throughout the school day depending on the subject.

The social and emotional development of the students is equally important to Qatar Academy Msheireb. QA Msheireb staff strives to instill a sense of confidence and empowerment by teaching positive behavior strategies and expectations using QAM “STAR” guidelines:
  • Show kindness
  • Take responsibility
  • Act safely
  • Respectful


What makes your school unique?
Qatar Academy Msheireb is a student-centered school that offers a dual-language instructional program in Arabic and English. It includes a specialized support team with the objective of supporting, promoting and maintaining a high quality education rooted in inclusionary practices for students, who require additional support inside and outside classrooms.

Qatar Academy Msheireb believe that building strong partnerships amongst parents, students, staff, and the greater community are an integral part of a successful and productive education. To ensure a productive partnership, QAM invites parents to a series of informational sessions to discuss various aspects of developmental and educational needs. In addition, parents are encouraged throughout the year to be actively involved in various social activities and events that strengthen Qatari national and cultural identity while respecting other cultural.

QAM is located within Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD), the world's first sustainable downtown project designed to regenerate and preserve the historical heart of Doha.